Publications and Outlets

Over the years GARNA has published some of its own titles. Most of these books are available at GARNA’s book and map outlets or can be ordered through GARNA directly.

Chaffee County: Our Water Story

WaterBookA full color explanation of the history of one of the most important issues of our time. Uses historical and current day photos and maps to provide an introduction to water in Colorado and the Arkansas River.
By Kay Marnon Danielson
76 pages, photos, maps

Wildflower Day Hikes, Chaffee County Colorado


A spiral bound, full color guide highlighting 14 moderate wildflower hikes throughout Chaffee County
By Ruth Runge-Barnes & Ann Ewing
16 pages, maps, photos$8.95

Chaffee County The First 125 Years


Fascinating chronological account of Chaffee County’s history, published in celebration of the county’s 125th anniversary in 2004
By Kay Marnon Danielson
96 pages, map, 165 photos

The Arkansas River Guide’s Guide


Covers all aspects of the river• rafting• wildlife• geology• people• history. Everything the well prepared raft guide needs to know.
By Eric Knight Illustrated by David Veal
60 pages

Banana Belt Basic Biking Guide


12 mountain bike trail rides in the Valley – full color
23 pages

Book and Map Outlets

GARNA has book and map outlets within the following public land management agency offices. Purchasing items from these stores helps GARNA achieve our goals. Plus, GARNA members always receive 20% off all titles, every day.

Salida, Colorado
U.S. Forest Service, Salida Ranger District
5575 Cleora Road

Salida, Colorado
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area, CO Parks & Wildlife and BLM
307 W. Sackett

Cañon City, Colorado
U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management, San Carlos Ranger District, Royal Gorge Field Office
3028 East Main

La Veta, Colorado
U.S. Forest Service Spanish Peaks Work Center
103 S. Main Street